Healthy Homes: reconditioning your air conditioner


Well, we’ve already seen some very steamy temperatures this summer and if you’re anything like me, you’re not going to want anything to happen to your central air conditioning… especially when it’s extremely hot outside.

To keep our central air running at its finest, today I’d like to share with you the ins and outs of what’s called central air reconditioning. To put it in simpler terms, a reconditioning is really taking an older cooling unit and making it like new again.

Here are a few things you’ll wnt to have a qualified service technician perform to get the most out of your ac unit this summer;

• Check refrigerant levels

• Inspect all electrical components

• Check the amp draws on the compressor and fan motor

• Check the temperature drop at the indoor house registers

• Clean the outdoor unit to insure proper air flow and heat disbursement.

Well, there you have it. A few tips to help your air conditioning to last longer, cool better and save money.

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